We are pleased to see a rising number of our swimmers given the opportunity to train within one of the County Squads:
County Performance Squad – Carys Thomas & Isobel Johns
North/South Squad- Jake Scott, Hannah Myers, Menna Phillips and Carys James
Potential Squad- Menna Phillips, Hannah Myers, Amelia Davies, Carys James, Bethan Phillips and Jake Scott
Skills Camp - David Scott
31 swimmers swam at this years County Championships in Haverfordwest. 133 events were entered and in those an astonishing 104 PB’s were achieved – well done to all of you for competing and achieving so early on in the new season!! 4 Gold, 7 Silver and 6 Bronze medals were won and of those 3 Golds, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze were won by Carys Thomas who has just started her 2nd year of training in the counties Performance Squad. Other medal winners were Adam Robson, Bethan Phillips, Carys James and Isabel Johns.
Organised by Activity Wales, the Junior Wales Swim took place from North Beach Tenby on Friday 12th July.
The open water swim is open to all 11 and 14 years-old with a lapped course of three distances to choose from – 500m, 1,000m and 1,500m
Fishguard Flyer Carys Thomas completed the 1,500m swim in a time of 27minutes and 28 seconds – two minutes and 20 seconds ahead of her nearest rival!!! Well done Carys!!!
Carys, who trains for 14 hours every week with Pembrokeshire County’s swimming performance squad said the training and support of the squad’s swim programme had helped her improve her performances this year.
“I’m already looking forward to next year’s event,” she said.
Fishguard Flyers Swimming Club are holding a Free Taster Session in Fishguard Leisure Centre on Friday 19th of July at 6pm. The session is open to children aged 7-12 years and they should have passed stage 6 in the LTS or swim to that ability (25m on front, 25m on back) . There is no need to book – just turn up to this fun open night and make new friends!!!
Hannah Myers and Carys James went to the Cardiff Sprints Gala and collected quite a few medals. Well done girls and many congratulations
Hannah Myers gold medal in 50 butterfly , 50 back , 50 fc kick, silver medal 50 breaststroke, 200IM Carys James gold medal 50 breaststroke silver 200 IM Carys also had a ‘speeding ticket’ in 50 butterfly for going over upper cut off time
Swimmers had an excellent day between them as the swam 12 Pb’s in 22 prelimaries. They made 12 finals with achieving another 4 PB’sand bringing home 2 gold medals in 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly.
Osian Morgan Boys 11-13: 200 IM
Bethan Phillips Girls 14-16: 50 free, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 IM
Menna Phillips Girls 11-13: 100 breast, 100 butterfly GOLD, 100 freestyle, 200 IM
Carys James Girls 14-16: 100 backstroke GOLD, 100 breaststroke, 200 IM
Congratulations to Isabel Johns who has qualified for the British Nationals.Isabel qualifies for the 200back with a time of 2.24.02.The Nationals take place in Sheffield.Isabel swims on 2nd August. Everyone at Fishguard Flyers would like to wish Isabel the very best of luck.”Swim Fast Isabel!”